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Robert Hunter Live at Miller Symphony Hall on 2013-09-28




** 16-bit/44.1Khz **

disc 01 [Set I]
01 applause
02 Box Of Rain
03 Dire Wolf
04 Peggy-O
05 Cruel White Water
06 Ship Of Fools
07 Candyman
08 Silvio
09 New Speedway Boogie

disc 02 [Set II]
01 applause/banter
02 Brown-Eyed Women
03 Deal
04 Talking Money Tree
05 Friend Of The Devil
06 Jack Straw
07 Stella Blue
08 Tiger Rose
09 Brokedown Palace
10 Reuben And Cherise
11 Scarlet Begonias
12 encore break
13 E1:Ripple
14 E2:Boys In The Barroom


Collection RobertHunter
Band/Artist Robert Hunter
Venue Miller Symphony Hall
Location Allentown, PA

Source AKG CK91 (ORTF) > MK90/3 > Sound Devices MixPre-D > Marantz PMD 661
Lineage SDHC Card > iMac > Audiofile Wave Editor > FLAC
Taped by DigiGal
Transferred by DigiGal

Notes

AKG CK91 (ORTF) > Gotham 13001 GAC-2pair on AKG MK90/3 connectors > MixPre-D AES Out >
PMD661 S/PDIF In via passive impedance conversion cable. Mics at 5 ft height located in the sweet spot,
dead center - 2nd row of orchestra floor. Tracked to fit on 2 CD's as indicated and discs join smoothly.

**An Evening with Robert Hunter**

Robert Hunter - vocals, guitar, harmonica

Thanks to Robert Hunter for all the great lyrics and for allowing taping and sharing. There's a fitting nod to Bob Weir when Robert Hunter forgets the words to a verse during Jack Straw, a song he wrote with Bob Weir and Robert extends a heartfelt thanks to Jerry Garcia.

Reviews

Reviewer: Twist&Trout - - October 20, 2013
Subject: Great recording Gal, this one is my favorite!
I have listened to all the recordings from Rob Hunter's brief 2013 Fall Tour and this recording is easily my favorite. It's the one I keep coming back to, Roberts performance is exemplary and the recording sounds like you are right there with him.

Congratulations Lady, well done and thank you so much for sharing. Hopefully we'll get more from Robert Hunter in the Spring, this ones a keeper regardless!
Reviewer: WabiSabi - - October 4, 2013
Subject: A Great Pull ! & Thanks for Sharing
A beautiful, bright and clear recording that compliments Hunter's voice. Thank you so much for the record of this time in RH's history and this wonderful performance which sums a good deal of his best known and loved work.
You gave us the opportunity to hear this show which was not within our reach to attend.
Very grateful !
Reviewer: Shad-O-Vision - - October 1, 2013
Subject: Thanks!
Only listened to a few seconds but the recording sounds clear and Robert's voice is soooo good during Box. Great night, even if he seemed kinda miffed at those hootin' during Stella Blue. Say what you want about his guitar playing, but I dig the way he sings. And let's not forget that without him, there is no GD, or at least not the GD we know.

Thanks for putting this one up just a day after the show too!!!

EDIT: GREAT SOUND. Thank you so much! But I have to stick to the "miffed" explanation during Stella Blue. And yeah I know he said he had some tech issues, but he pauses for a moment after each Hoot during the tender parts ... then continues to play. The youtube video suggests those Hollers maybe didn't "miff" him, but they caught him off-guard, or something. Use your own word.
Reviewer: EZ Sleeper - - October 1, 2013
Subject: Guitar problems
Terrific show -- made me run right out and get tickets for Friday's Keswick show.

Hunter was not acting miffed a the crowd during Stella Blue. He was having real problems with his guitar sound and what he was hearing in the monitor. He had asked for "more guitar" several times earlier then finally said something like, "The guitar in the monitor sounds like shit." It was corrected, finally, and sounded great the rest of the way.

Rated five stars for Hunter's effort, ignoring the techincal issues.
Reviewer: SaintSteveg - - September 30, 2013
Subject: Timeless Genius
This is incredible. I think one should be cautious about throwing around the word "genius," but what else can we call Robert Hunter. This word wizard is a direct connection to a brilliant flowering of our culture darn near 50 years ago, and in this recording he sounds absolutely fresh and immediately now as he brings back the wonder of exploring the byways of the world and the heart and the mind. If there are artists like this these days I don't know them (other than people like Bob Dylan and Neil Young). And here he is in Allentown, PA two nights ago?
I was tempted to mark this 4 stars because I'm a little tired of audience tape sound with hooting louder than the music. But how could I? It sounds like you are there, witnessing a miracle of musical history and creativity.
Reviewer: indydarkstar - - September 30, 2013
Subject: thank you
a very nice recording and robert in fine form
thanks a lot for taping and sharing
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